Following on the heels of Tuesdays announcement that the Hurricanes were withdrawing from pro paintball we received an interesting request. An anonymous reader known to ProPaintball.com only as the “Information Merchant” dropped us an email with a request to publish an interview he was conducting with Jeff Stein, owner of the NE Hurricanes. From the looks of it, the Information Merchant put Jeff through the wringer. The interview that follows is hard hitting and provides a great opportunity for the community to view the thought process behind the decision..
Baca Loco over at View From The Dead Box has introduced a new series entitled, Pro*files! Taking up and coming stars in the sport of pro paintball, and bringing them into the light of the online paintball community (hopefully readers outside as well). The Pro*file’s will feature both paintball players that have become household names, along with those individuals many of us will become much more familiar with throughout the coming months. Check out what Baca Loco uncovered on Billy Bernacchia of pro paintball team Vicious!
This weeks ProPaintball.com Player of the Week goes out to Jacob Edwards. The last name says it all, the younger brother of Jason “FK” Edwards is out on the grind and quickly making a name for himself. At 14 years old, this week he will be making his Professional Debut with Tampa Bay Damage at the USPL Huntington Beach.
Pro paintball player Marcello Margott of LA Infamous recently caught up with Kyle Spicka of San Diego Aftermath and asked him a few questions. Read on as Marcello interviews Pro Paintball dot Com’s up and coming player of the week.
Marcello says; “Kyle Spicka is on his way to the top. I have known this kid for the past 4 years and I have seen nothing but improvement. If he keeps up his hard work, dedication, and a level head, he could very well become one of the best players in the world. With his size, speed and athleticism, sky’s the limit for young spicka. Kyle and I have become very good friends over the past year and I definitely admire his drive, heart and motivation on and off the paintball field. I thought I would give you all a chance to learn a little more about him so here it is.”
In just a few hours ProPaintball.com will be interviewing Richmond Italia regarding the .50caliber paintball and GI Milsim. During World Cup 2009, Chris Lasoya gave Pro Paintball a first look at the new Nano marker and 50cal paintballs. Paintball mastermind Richmond Italia and pro paintball player Chris Lasoya have both made themselves available to answer our questions and bring us up to speed on the progress of .50cal.
Feddy Cummings Owner/Captain of Fuzion was nice enough to answer some questions about his team’s performance during the WCPPL Event #2 event at S.C. Village and some things we can look forward to in the future.
The South Eastern region is a hub that has played host to many pro paintball players who have risen to the top competitive level. This week’s spotlight goes to Sinan Cinaroglu of the Palm Beach Vipers. Team owner Ken Bryson has had numerous individuals pass through his camp over the years, but Sinan is an individual who has more than earned his keep, and stayed humble all along the way.
This week’s pro paintball player of the week is Aaron Tholey. Aaron has been in the pro ranks for a few years now and has played with several top pro paintball teams including Chicago Aftershock and Sacramento XSV. Most recently, Aaron and his buddy Tommy O’Donnell have built a pro team of their own, Indianapolis Mutiny. Baca Loco from VFTD recently caught up with Tholey for an interview. Read on for an inside look at the life of a Mid-West pro paintball player.